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ac·com·pa·ny / əˈkəmp(ə)nē/ • v. (-nies, -nied) [tr.] 1. go somewhere with (someone) as a companion or escort. 2. (usu. be accompanied) be present or occur at the same time as (something else): the illness is often accompanied by nausea. ∎  provide (something) as a complement or addition to something else: ham accompanied by brown bread. 3. play a musical accompaniment for.

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ACCOMPANY

To go along with; to go with or to attend as a companion or associate.

A motor vehicle statute may require beginning drivers or drivers under a certain age to be accompanied by a licensed adult driver whenever operating an automobile. To comply with such a law, the licensed adult must supervise the beginner and be seated in such a way as to be able to render advice and assistance.

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accompany XV. (Earlier also accompa(i)gne) — (O)F. acompagnier, f. compaing COMPANION; assim. to COMPANY.
Hence accompaniment XVIII, after F. accompagnement.

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